ERIC Number: EJ550119
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
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Some New Item Selection Criteria for Adaptive Testing.
Berger, Martijn P. F.; Veerkamp, Wim J. J.
Journal of Educational and Behavioral Statistics, v22 n2 p203-26 Sum 1997
Some alternative criteria for item selection in adaptive testing are proposed that take into account uncertainty in the ability estimates. A simulation study shows that the likelihood weighted information criterion is a good alternative to the maximum information criterion. Another good alternative uses a Bayesian expected a posteriori estimator. (SLD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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